Stamford Bridge centre back back in as Phil Jagielka returns to Everton after impressive performance against Spain.
The Football Association have confirmed that Phil Jagielka will miss this Tuesday’s friendly with Sweden.
The central defender starred for his country in the 1-0 win over Spain on Saturday when he partnered Joleon Lescott.
However, England boss Fabio Capello had already confirmed that John Terry and Gary Cahill would be starting.
Now the FA have confirmed that Jagielka will not be involved at Wembley and has now returned to Everton.
Jagielka has been playing in recent weeks despite a fractured toe sustained last month.
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John Terry was left out of the fixture with Spain on Saturday and will today be fronting a press conference at club’s team hotel in Hertfordshire but will not answer any questions relating to the Anton Ferdinand incident, which in many ways renders the media event meaningless.
Whatever you think of the Stamford Bridge skipper, and many loath him, he does still deserve to be free to do his job for club and country until the investigation into his alleged racial abuse of the QPR defender.
If proven guilty then he should be made an example of and one wonders why it has taken the FA so long to deal with the matter, could it have something to do with them not wanting to damage the reputation of their friendly dates that are pretty much money making exercises?